Vitality

October 2020 Edition

In the spirit of being sustainable, economically efficient, and allowing instant access to the latest Vitality Employee Newsletter, we provide all issues in electronic format. The October 2020 issue of Vitality continues to be in a unique format using Microsoft Office SWAY as we find ways to improvise and meet the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. Share your thoughts on this different format via email to hrservices@dickinson.edu.

 


National Fire Safety Week

National Fire Safety Week

October 4-10 is National Fire Safety Week! The theme for Fire Prevention Week this year is "Serve Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen". Why? The number one cause of house fires and related injuries happen in the kitchen, according to the National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA). Learn more fire safety tips in this issue.


Seniors of Old Bellaire 2020

Seniors of Old Bellaire 2020

Every year Dickinson inducts faculty and staff who have completed 25 years of full-time service to the college. This year, the nine employees were recognized as new members of this group for their loyal service to Dickinson. Details in this issue!


Getting the Most From Your Benefits | Explore & Learn More!

Getting the Most From Your Benefits | Explore & Learn More!

Although many of us are working remotely and not on campus, benefits information is available virtually with just a few clicks of the mouse! See details for Aetna | CVS Health, Emeriti, TIAA, and Fidelity inside this issue!


Down on the Farm

Down on the Farm

The fall season is in full swing at the College Farm with an abundance of fall crops being harvested! Dickinson community members are invited to join the College Farm CSA (Campus Supported Agriculture) mid-season. Certified organic vegetable shares are available at a pro-rated price exclusively for Dickinsonians! Details for this and more in the October issue of Vitality.


Community | For the Greater Good

Community | For the Greater Good

Community opportunities and programs found at Dickinson, locally or nationally benefit the campus and our local neighbors. Opportunities such as iGrad or Commuter Services of Pennsylvania provide resources to support work/life harmony! Check out this issue to learn more.


LGBTQ History Month

LGBTQ History Month

LGBTQ History Month provides an opportunity to reflect on and celebrate the history of LGBTQ communities. This month offers the chance to make visible histories that have been suppressed due to discrimination and oppression and provides an opportunity to build community and educate on issues that impact LGBTQ communities.


Professional Development

  • New Hires & Retirements
  • College Prep for Parents
  • RAISE training

Work Life Balance

  • Aetna 1:1 Virtual Consultations
  • Emeriti Retirement Healthcare Webinars
  • Fidelity 1:1 Virtual Consultations
  • TIAA 1:1 Consultations & Financial Webinars
  • Community Opportunities


Wellness Programs & Events

  • COVID-19 | Loved Ones Infected?
  • Flu Vaccine Clinics
  • Health Coaching 101 Roundtables
  • Down on the Farm | Virtual Cooking Classes
  • Understanding Weight & Body Composition
  • Wellness Yoga Online
  • Pound Fitness

 

Special Programs & Announcements

  • Compliance & Policy Updates
  • Dickinson College Farm CSA
  • Miseno's 20% Discount Offer
  • Sexual Harassment & Misconduct Policy
  • Wellness Fitness Incentive Winners
  • Registration/Attendance Reminders